Quick Card Tricks
Quick Card Tricks
written by Karl Fulves
1989
Work of Karl Fulves
50 pages (Stapled), Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
(45 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Karl Fulves Introduction 1
Karl Fulves Makeshift card changes in named card, back to back transformation handling see also "Psykick II" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 2
Karl Fulves Overthrow coin (or other object) on tabled spread during turnover 4
Karl Fulves Launch Site copper coin under tabled spread, silver on top, silver vanishes and reappears under isolated card 5
Karl Fulves Force Card Note forcing card with coin on spread via "Overthrow", A-10 set-up 5
Karl Fulves Trade In two 3s and an Ace change to two Aces and a 3 inspired by "Jack In The Box" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 6
Unknown Alignment Move 6
Karl Fulves Pirouette with extra card see also "Pirouette" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 6
Karl Fulves Rough House 3 cards in case, 2 more put in, then those two come out cut up in pieces, story presentation see also Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab" 9
Karl Fulves Unbeknownst bridged deck see also "The Crooked Clue" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 10
Karl Fulves Mexipo 2&2 oil & water sequence with a card transposition, "As the title indicates, this is a transpo-type trick using a Mexican turnover." 11
Karl Fulves Mexican Turnover from Center see also "Mexican Turnover from Center" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 11
Karl Fulves Sidepockets 2 selections from the two side pockets, alternative bluff method given inspired by "The Card from the Pocket" (C. O. Williams, 1937) 12
Karl Fulves Two Pocket Bluff two cards palmed in one hand are apparently removed from different pockets 12
Karl Fulves & John Scarne & J. W. Sarles Flash Poker spectator stops performer's shuffle at 4 aces, they then change into a royal flush inspired by item in "Swindle Sheet" 14
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Stop Force 14
Unknown Ditch on Tabled Packet 15
Karl Fulves Rivalry black kings catch 2 aces, then red kings catch 4 aces and previously found aces between black kings are gone inspired by "Jennings' Visitor" (Larry Jennings, 1969) 16
Karl Fulves Trade Secrets selection to pocket 18
Karl Fulves Flushtration Palm bluff in which double card is openly placed in palm, then one card removed 19
Karl Fulves Rightful Place deck spread face-down on table, spectator marks back of any card, spread turned over, magician correctly guesses card, multiple methods varied by "Covering the Spread" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
"Martin Gardner's Approach" (Martin Gardner, 1989),
"Starlite" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
20
Karl Fulves Faxfiction 3 cards on fax machine, 2 exchanged, image sent, performer on other end names position of unchanged card inspired by "Mathematical 3-Card Monte" (Bob Hummer) 22
Karl Fulves Starlite different method for "Rightful Place" inspired by "Rightful Place" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 23
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Approach different method for "Rightful Place" inspired by "Rightful Place" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 23
Karl Fulves Covering the Spread different method for "Rightful Place" inspired by "Rightful Place" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
varied by "Marksman" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
24
Karl Fulves Marksman inspired by "Covering the Spread" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 25
Karl Fulves This Just Out side-jogged sandwich cards in deck, selection appears between those side-jogged cards 27
Karl Fulves Non-Symmetric Trap selection lost in deck, 2 red jacks with x card cut in deck, black jack cut in deck and other black jack left on table, red jacks now have 2 black jacks sandwiched and tabled card is selection 29
T. Nelson Downs Downs Slip Cut left thumb holds back top card see also "The Downs-McGuire Letters" (p. 22) 31
Karl Fulves Standard Test 4 jacks change into 2 jacks and a double backer which is split into two aces 32
Karl Fulves Daley's Last Handling 33
Karl Fulves Center Pull Out Double Lift Gemini Count see also "Center Pull-Out" (Karl Fulves, 1974) 33
Karl Fulves & Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s 33
Karl Fulves Cast of Characters 4 jokers, small packet ambitious, change into kings 34
Karl Fulves Reference Notes on the Center Pull-Out, precursor Marconick see also "Impossible Cards" (Marconick, Original Magic #4, 1972),
"Center Pull-Out" (Karl Fulves, 1974)
35
Karl Fulves Run Around one-handed cutting sequence used to find selection with sandwich cards 36
Karl Fulves Cutting Control to top 36
Karl Fulves Flourish One-Hand Cut Sequence "Reverse Charlier", see also p. 47 for credit information 37
Karl Fulves Jackhammer Finish alternate finish to "Run Around", deck with 2 jacks sticking out hammered on card case, selection eventually sandwiched in between them 40
Karl Fulves Kixback prediction card on top of deck between sandwich cards, card selected and put back, it was the prediction card which is still sandwiched see also "Undoing The Future" (Karl Fulves, 1996) 41
Unknown Buckle Side Steal to side-jog the card 41
Karl Fulves Read No Evil 2 old pieces of paper, deck cut in 3 piles, coincidences occur 42
Karl Fulves Wind-Up Cut cutting sequence to secretly reverse half the deck 44
Karl Fulves Reverse English inspired by "Reverse Supreme" (Louis Zingone, 1940) 46
Karl Fulves Wind Up Reverse alternative handling, cut that reversed half the deck 48